ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Dec 2013In December 2013, the government of Brazil announced a change in import tariff quotas.
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Camex resolution no. 125 of 26 December 2013, Official Gazette of 30 December 2013, p. 58 (in Portuguese): http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=58&data=30/12/2013
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MDIC) press release of 30 December 2013 (in Portuguese): http://www.mdic.gov.br//sitio/interna/noticia.php?area=1¬icia=12921
On 30 December 2013, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) introduced a tariff rate quota on sardines (NCM 0303.53.00). The import tariff was reduced from 10% to 2% for a quota of 30.000 tons. The product has been included in the List of Exceptions to the Mercosur Common External Tariff (Letec). The measure remains in place until 30 April 2014.